U.S. attorney general says Honduras' Hernandez operated a 'narco-state'

U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland at the Justice Department in Washington, U.S., April 6, 2022. REUTERS/Elizabeth Frantz

NEW YORK, April 21 (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland on Thursday said former Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez operated the Central American country as a "narco-state" in announcing drug trafficking and weapons charges against Hernandez.

Reporting by Luc Cohen in New York; Editing by Leslie Adler

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